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State votes to postpone playoffs/updated schedule

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We finally have answers about our high school sporting events. Here’s the official release sent from the CIAC: As a result of the impact of Hurricane Sandy, which has left many schools still closed and caused damage and other issues across the state the CIAC has created a revised schedule for the 2012 fall tournaments. […] [Read More]
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Ludlowe football coach McCloskey to resign

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Fairfield Ludlowe football coach Matt McCloskey will resign effective this season’s end. The announcement was confirmed Friday morning by Ludlowe athletic director Dave Schulz, via email. Ludlowe is 1-5 this season and McCloskey has a 12-34 record in his 4 1/2 years as the Falcons’ coach. That record includes a 2009 victory via forfeit. Ludlowe […] [Read More]
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Weekly Musings: Fun Times

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This week was catch-up week. There have been some successful teams that I haven’t been able to see much of this fall, and I wanted to amend that this past week. On Saturday, I saw a near-shocking upset involving Prep football. The rest of the week, I saw was some extra time, offense and good […] [Read More]
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Week 6 Football Roundup

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All four Fairfield football teams were tested this week. One passed, and the other three battled and lost. Let’s quickly recap week six. McMahon 27, Ludlowe 7 The Good: Ludlowe’s defense is capable. Ludlowe will also have the opportunity to compete in its next three games– against Stamford, Danbury and Norwalk. The Falcons are better […] [Read More]
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Weekly Musings: The debut

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If you didn’t know, I cover a lot of games. At these games, I talk to a lot of people. I talk with fans, parents, other media, players and coaches. Then I write stories about what I hear, see, etc. Unfortunately, a lot of what I see and hear never makes it to print. Print […] [Read More]
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Week 5 Football Recap

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Week five is in the books. And if you care, I was perfect yet again with picks. Ludlowe could not contain Greenwich. Warde failed to cage the Ridgefield Tigers. Prep pummeled Cheshire and ND was blitzed by Brookfield. Shall we go straight to the recaps? Prep 39, Cheshire 6 The Good: Prep dominated both sides […] [Read More]
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Week 4 Football roundup

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Week four’s Fairfield high school football left me intrigued. Three teams won,– one by the skin of its teeth– two of which won routs. Let’s recap, starting with the week’s wildest affair. Warde 29, Bassick 28 The Good: Conor McGuinness’ 20-yard field goal with 4.8 left, the Mustangs’ game-winning drive, Bassick’s Vochan Fowler, Bassick coach […] [Read More]
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Ludlowe/Warde girls soccer recap

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Warde’s girls soccer team just refuses to be scored upon. The Mustangs extended their scoreless streak in 2012 to 640 minutes thanks to a little luck and junior goalkeeper Katie Brennan. Warde and Ludlowe tied 0-0 Tuesday night. The draw extended the Mustangs’ unbeaten streak to four against their crosstown-rivals. Ludlowe has not scored a […] [Read More]
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Week 3 football recap

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My sincere apology for my conspicuous blog absence. I was on vacation, touring the Gulf of Mexico for much of last week. However, I did successfully pick four out of four football games this past weekend, although I don’t think I went out on any limbs. The four Fairfield football teams were outscored 160-39. Let’s […] [Read More]
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